Synopses & Reviews
In his new book, Formula One Grand Prix mechanic Steve Matchett offers the reader an inside look at his life as a pit crew mechanic, from his beginnings as a young apprentice through his time at Ferrari and BMW, to his later success with Benetton. There are eyewitness accounts of the great drivers, including Michael Schumacher, Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost, and Ayrton Senna. He also talks about key Benetton personalities, revealing how the team was transformed into a strong competitive organization, winning three World Championships. In this fast-moving account, the high-pressure world of Formula One leaps off the page.
Originally published in 1999, this is the inside story of Formula One racing. A Grand Prix mechanic gives his views of the key personalities and performances that make or break a racing team.